Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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FXUS65 KSLC 220409
AFDSLC

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
909 PM MST WED JAN 21 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL EXPAND EAST ACROSS THE
WESTERN STATES THROUGH THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK....THEN
REMAIN THE DOMINANT FEATURE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...THE UPPER RIDGE ALONG THE WEST COAST THIS EVENING
WILL EXPAND EAST ACROSS MUCH OF THE WESTERN CONUS THROUGH THE
BALANCE OF THE WEEK. ONCE ESTABLISHED THIS RIDGE WILL REMAIN
LOCKED IN ACROSS THE REGION THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY IN THE
UPCOMING WEEK.

FAIRLY LARGE TEMP/DEW POINT SPREAD WHICH DEVELOPED THIS AFTERNOON
REMAIN IN MANY LOCATIONS THIS EVENING. THIS DRIER AIR SHOULD
TRANSLATE INTO MORNING LOWS RUNNING A BIT COLDER THAN LAST NIGHT.
AREAS THAT HAVE SEEN FOG THE PAST SEVERAL NIGHTS HAVE ALSO SEEN A
BIT DRIER AIR WORK INTO THOSE AREAS TODAY. TEMP/DEW POINT
DEPRESSIONS ARE SOMEWHAT SMALLER IN THOSE AREAS AT MID-EVENING...
THOUGH SUSPECT THAT FOG WILL STRUGGLE TO FORM IN MOST AREAS
LATE TONIGHT.

NO UPDATES PLANNED THIS EVENING.

&&

.AVIATION...THE SLC TERMINAL WILL SEE VFR CONDITIONS UNDER CLEAR
SKIES. LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SHIFT TO LIGHT
SOUTHEAST BETWEEN 04Z AND 06Z.

&&

.SLC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
UT...NONE.
WY...NONE.
&&

$$

CONGER

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